5 best ways to

Collect and Use Vintage Milk Glass

By, Jill Rinner

Milk glass is having it’s trend moment, and I love it. I have collected it for more than 40 years. I’d love to share with you my 5 best ways to collect and use vintage milk glass.

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It all starts with one piece!

6 Places to shop for and find vintage milk glass

Estate Sales

  Garage Sales

  Grandma's House

  Flea Markets

  Online Sites like eBay or Etsy

Thrift Shops







Now that you know where to find milk glass, let's talk about how to use it.

Use it as everyday dishes


These large bubble bowls are part of our everyday dishes. We use them for soup, salads, pasta, and more. And yes, I do put them in the dishwasher.

Put it to work


Milk glass provides pretty storage for my makeup in my primary bathroom inside a wall cubby next to the sink.


I use my many pieces of milk glass to serve food when we have parties and family get togethers. My favorites are these large scalloped chargers that I use each year at my annual Christmas cookie party.

Bring it out to party

Make the holidays special


These milk glass vases come out every year to hold my collection of vintage Christmas tree toppers

Feature as home decor


Mixed in with my ironstone and transferware collections, the milk glass sets a pretty display in the kitchen nook!

Milk glass can also be found in colors

There are many different patterns to choose from

It's time to start collecting milk glass! Which will you choose?

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